Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024

Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

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Hi, my name is massey1234!pip

massey1234 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
i use to get advanced on both parts from 2014 since then my conditions have got worse i suffer with ibs 4 hernias in my stomach emphseyma,lung cancer,left ventricle disease knee and back pains now i only recieve 22.65 aweek my partner has lost her carers allowance we are awaiting a tribunal from feb 2018 and also a manditory decision from 6 weeks ago my pip assessor told a pack of lies he even turned round at a home assessment oh very convenient you have knee and back pain now these assessors are a joke!!!


  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Community member Posts: 6,379 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @massey1234   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.  Sorry what has happened.

    I know many of our community members have suffered at the hands of assessors. I am one. We are here to support you give you reassurance. Offer guidance, information and advice.

    One suggestion I have is to contact your MP might be worth doing or complain to ATOS.

    I do know some community members have sent correspondence and contacted their MPs. Add to that they need to know what is happening. Many of them have had positive feed back.  From there MPs might be worth a try.

    MPs are now being acutely aware of what is going on.

    Wish you the best in your tribunal. A positive outcome. Please if we can help and advise . Please ask.

    Hope that helps.

    Take care

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  • massey1234
    massey1234 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
    cheers for that been in touch with mp and mcmillans on my side just a waiting game now been told upto 45 -60 weeks wait in manchester for appeal
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    Richard_Scope Posts: 3,627 Scope online community team
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